/Glastonbury 2011

Glastonbury 2011

The festival returned for another year last weekend and the sell out crowd ere not disappointed with the performances which they received. Unfortunately the weather appeared to stick with the traditional British sort and was highly undesirable. Despite this, fans expressed their joy at how brilliant the festival was and the organisers were heavily praised for another year.

Numerous celebrities were spotted at Glastonbury as usual, most notably Wayne Rooney and his wife Coleen were in attendance, others included Professor Green and Fearn Cotton.

The legendary band Coldplay performed on the Pyramid Stage at the weekend and their performance did not disappoint. The band members Chris Martin, Johnny Buckland, Will Champion and Guy Berryman performed to a capacity crowd, performing some of their all time great songs. The band performed live with Jay Z and then unleashed their legendary song Yellow. The one hundred thousand people watching the band joined in the songs which the band performed.

Coldplay front man Chris Martin apologised to the crowd for playing some new songs but assured the crowd that one day these songs would be their favourites. The band closed in their typical manner by thanking their fans for giving them the best job in the world.

As well as Coldplay being heavily praised the other legendary band on the bill, U2, were also praised highly. The band played to a 50,000 strong crowd and played some of their biggest hits. Tracks they performed included Mysterious Ways, The Fly, Even Better Than The Real Thing and I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For.

The relatively new to the music scene Jessie J also performed at Glastonbury despite suffering from two broken bones in her foot. She performed on stage with crutches and an orthopedic boot. She broke her foot during rehearsals for the Capital FM Summertime Ball located at Wembley.

Despite her injuries Jessie J provided an excellent performance, integrating the crowd into numerous of her tracks, Mama Knows Best was highly popular. She also performed Stand Up which was quite ironic given her circumstances. The biggest cheer was for her most popular song Do It Like a Dud and Pricetag was also popular from the artist.

Numerous other well known artists performed at the festival, where many fans raved until the early hours. This continues to be the most popular festival within the UK and some people even travel from other countries to attend.